Jakarta Drone Tour

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World's 6th largest Capital, Jakarta, Indonesia

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Check out this DVOW nominated video of the Indonesian metropolis of Jakarta, compliments of bboytekki. The video opens with a great shot of the Gelora Bung Karno Sports Complex, one of the largest football stadiums in Southeast Asia. From there you'll be taken over the canyons created by the skyscrapers of central Jakarta, dozens of which have been built in the past few years. You'll also get aerial glimpses of some of the city's massive highways and interchanges, its waterfront, and other sights in this amazing and dynamic city.    

Selamat Datang Monument: Jakarta's Beating Heart

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Jakarta Skylines - DJI Mavic 2 Pro


New contributor elmandakrisna brings us this phenomenal 60 second piece from the Indonesian capital of Jakarta.  Bookending some great skyscraper footage, the video begins and ends with aerial shots of the city's beating heart: its Selamat Datang Monument.  The landmark sits in the Hotel Indonesia Roundabout, the intersection for several important Jakarta thoroughfares.   Completed in 1962 in connection with the Pan-Asian Games, the monument's two bronze statues depict a man and a woman in a welcoming stance.  

Aerial Tour of Jakarta

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Jakarta from Above


Contributor Mavicgrapher used a DJI Mavic Pro drone to create this amazing aerial video of downtown Jakarta, Indonesia.  Like many large cities in Southeast Asia (and indeed the world), the Indonesian capital city has seen a boom in skyscraper construction in recent decades.  As of 2018, there were over 50 buildings in the city of over 200 meters (about 650 ft.) in height, almost all of which are less than ten years old.  In this video, you will see this skyline up close, both during the day and at night.

Mega Kuningan, Golden Triangle

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Mega Kuningan Central Business District | Jakarta | Indonesia | DJI Mavic 2 Zoom


The CBD of Jakarta, Indonesia is called the Golden Triangle, in reference to the shape formed by the three roads which define its boundaries.  The area is home to over 120 buildings over 150 meters (about 500 ft.) in height as of 2019, one of the world's largest skyscraper concentrations.  In this drone video by ariotrihantoro, you'll get an aerial tour of the Triangle's Mega Kuningan Central district.  It's home to some of the city's tallest skyscrapers, notably the 54-story, 244 meter (just over 800 ft.) World Capital Tower. 

Jakarta's New Commuter Train

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MRT Jakarta | Indonesia | DJI Mavic 2 Zoom


Jakarta's legendary growth has created an equally legendary traffic problem.  With ten million people in the city itself and another 20 million in Greater Jakarta, an estimated 4 million people commute into the city center every day.  Enter the Jakarta Mass Rapid Transit , a gigantic commuter train project, which has been in the works for years but which has been open for business since March, 2019.  In this drone video by aeiotrihantoro, you'll get a bird's eye view of an over-ground section of the MRT.  

FPV Diving Telkom Tower

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Diving Jakarta's Telkom Tower


The Telkom Landmark Tower in Jakarta, Indonesia is 220 meters (720 feet) of pure FPV building dive bliss.  Home to the main Indonesian telecommunications company, it is the tallest of three towers in an office complex that was constructed beginning in 2012 and completed in 2017.  While it isn't the tallest building in the Indonesian capital city, it's the only one with a hypnotic LED display that runs the entire length of its exterior.  In this epic flight, FPV pilot om.antonfpv shows us his talents as he dives the skyscraper during the day and the night!

Pullman Hotel and the Bandarin HI

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Pullman Jakarta | Drone Hyperlapse | Indonesia | DJI Mavic 2 Zoom


Travelers to the center of Jakarta, Indonesia, now have a plethora of luxury hotel options.  One of the most well-known is the Pullman Hotel Thamrin.  Like a number of the city's other famous hotels, it's located on the roundabout that circles the Selamat Datang Monument - the beating heart of this giant metropolis.  In this drone video by ariotrhantoro, you'll get a bird's eye view of the hotel as well as the circle known as Bundaran HI.  Other hotels on the circle include the Mandarin Oriental and the Hotel Indonesia Kempinski.  

Jakarta's Great Traffic Exchange

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Semanggi Interchange | Drone Hyperlapse | Jakarta | Indonesia | DJI Mavic 2 Zoom


Contributor ariotrihantoro used a DJI Mavic 2 Zoom to create this beautiful hyperlapse of an important traffic interchange in the great Indonesian capital city of Jakarta.  The Semanggi Interchange connects Gatot Subroto Road and Sudirman Road, two of the main roads in this giant metropolis.  Built in the 1960's, the interchange is a key piece of infrastructure in the area commonly referred to as the Golden Triangle of Jakarta, the name for the Indonesian capital city's central business district.   

Senayan, South Jakarta

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Jakarta Memories | Senayan | South Jakarta | DJI Mavic 2 Zoom


The great Indonesian metropolis of Jakarta sprawls over much of western Java, both east-west along the sea as well as inland to the south.  The core of the metropolitan area is the Special Capital Region of Jakarta, which is home to about a third of the 30+ million who live in Greater Jakarta.  In this drone video by ariotrihantoro, you'll get an aerial tour of the sub-district of Senayak; it's part of South Jakarta, one of the five so called "administrative cities" into which core Jakarta is divided.  

Telkom Tower at Night

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Good Nite Jakarta


The Telkom Tower of Jakarta, Indonesia isn't the city's tallest building, but it is definitely the most visible at night.  Completed in 2018, the 52 story tower stands 220 meters tall or about 720 ft.  It's the tallest member of a three tower complex called the Telkom Landmark Complex, which is intended to be a sort of hub for Jakarta's thriving digital industries.  Appropriately, it uses some very sophisticated lighting and controls to almost dominate the city's night skyline, as you'll see in this drone video by FxOviCorua.  

Pantai Mutiara, Pluit

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Jakarta Vice City | Pearl Beach Pluit | North Jakarta | DJI Mavic 2 Zoom


If you thought Jakarta, Indonesia was all about skyscrapers and traffic jams, think again.  In this drone video by content creator and pilot ariotrihantoro, you'll get an aerial tour of the Multiara Beach neighborhood, which is in the administrative village of Pluit.  Located on Jakarta Bay just west of the central city, Pluit was created beginning in the 1970's with reclaimed land.  The Multiara Beach development is a sort of Indonesian version of Fort Lauderdale, Florida - a suburb that revolves around boats rather than cars.  

Around West Jakarta

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West Jakarta | Central Park & Mall Taman Anggrek | DJI Mavic 2 Zoom


The core of Jakarta, Indonesia is divided into five "administrative cities": East, North, South, West, and Central Jakarta.  In this drone video by ariotrihantoro, you'll get a nice aerial view of one of the biggest developments in West Jakarta (indeed, in the entire city): the Central Park mixed-use development in West Jakarta's Grogol Petamburan District, which opened in 2009.  You'll also get some great views of the nearby Mall Taman Anggrek, the largest shopping mall in Southeast Asia when it opened in 1996.  

Skyscraper in South Jakarta

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The Pakubowo Signature | South Jakarta | DJI Mavic 2 Zoom


Check out this drone video of an impressive skyscraper development in the Indonesian metropolis of Jakarta, compliments of contributor and pilot ariotrihantoro.  It's called the Pakubuwono Signature, and it's a 50-story residential and hotel complex in the South Jakarta part of the city.  Completed in 2014, the main tower stands just over 250 meters tall (827 ft.).  It was one of the first skyscrapers completed in the city's building boom of the 2010's, which is still ongoing and has completely transformed the Jakarta cityscape.  

West Jakarta

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Meanwhile in Jakarta


The second-largest urban agglomeration in the world after Tokyo is Jakarta, Indonesia.  The formal name of Greater Jakarta is the Special Capital Region of Jakarta, and it's home to about 30 million people as of 2019.  Located on the western side of Java, the city is divided into five "administrative cities": East, West, North, South, and Central Jakarta.  In this drone video by travelinmono, you'll see some nice footage of West Jakarta.  Like the other "satellite" cities, West Jakarta has its own built-up commercial areas.   

Jakarta Drone Views

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Jakarta from Above


The Indonesian capital city of Jakarta, which lies on the western end of the island of Java (including the numerous "satellite" cities), is enormous by any measure.  The extended metropolitan Jakarta area has over 30 million inhabitants, making it the second largest urban conglomeration in the entire world after the Greater Tokyo area of Japan.   Contributor Aerial Norway traveled to Jakarta with a drone, and created an amazing video showing this gigantic metropolis from a bird's eye perspective.